Kandiwal community

Coordinates: 14.820666°0′S 125.841971°0′E / 14.821°S 125.842°E / -14.821; 125.842
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Western Australia
Kandiwal is located in Western Australia
Coordinates14.820666°0′S 125.841971°0′E / 14.821°S 125.842°E / -14.821; 125.842
Elevation47 m (154 ft)
Location300 km (186 mi) north west of Kununurra
LGA(s)Shire of Wyndham-East Kimberley
State electorate(s)Kimberley
Federal division(s)Durack
Mean max temp Mean min temp Annual rainfall
35.0 °C
95 °F
21.6 °C
71 °F
790.7 mm
31.1 in

Kandiwal, also spelt Kandijwal, is a small Aboriginal community, located in the Kimberley region of Western Australia, within the Shire of Wyndham-East Kimberley.

Native title[edit]

The community is located within the determined Uunguu (WAD6033/1999) native title claim area.


The community is managed through its incorporated body, Kandiwal (Aboriginal Corporation), incorporated under the Aboriginal Councils and Associations Act 1976 on 30 April 1987.

Town planning[edit]

Kandiwal Layout Plan No.1 has been prepared in accordance with State Planning Policy 3.2 Aboriginal Settlements. Layout Plan No.1 was endorsed by the community on 28 April 2010 and the Western Australian Planning Commission on 8 June 2010.[1]


  1. ^ The Layout Plan map-set and background report can be viewed at Planning Western Australia official site

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